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Professional video perfection.

The XF300 - Canon’s latest professional digital video camera for event videographers, film makers and news gatherers - is truly state of the art. Designed through feedback from professional camera operators, the XF300 is also very mobile, with excellent balance between operation and weight.

Canon XF300

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12 months
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Any time

While your contract is a rental contract, you can make us an offer to purchase at any time. Some price guides are set out above. For further price details at anytime during the rental period please contact us on 1300 858 911 (purchases are subject to approval and some conditions apply).

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CANON XF300

Professional video perfection for the next generation

The XF300 - Canon’s newest professional digital video camera for event videographers, film makers and news gatherers - is truly state of the art. Designed through feedback from professional camera operators, the XF300 is also very mobile, with excellent balance between operation and weight.

Xf300

Set your own standard: professional, file-based Full HD

The XF300, one of Canon’s first file-based professional camcorders, combines an MPEG-2, 50Mbps, 4:2:2 codec with a Canon L-series lens and 3 Full HD CMOS sensors for superb HD video stored on CF card.

  • MPEG-2 MXF recording to CF cards at up to 50Mbps (4:2:2)
  • Comprehensive NLE support
  • 18x wide angle Canon L-series lens
  • 3 x 1/3 type Full HD Canon CMOS sensors
  • 10.1 cm LCD (1.23M dots); 1.3 cm (1.55M dots) EVF
  • Variable frame rates

 

In the box...

  • Canon XF300 Professional CamcorderXF300 Camcorder with lens cap

  • Lens Hood

  • Eyecup

  • Battery Pack BP-955

  • Compact Power Adapter CA-930

  • DC Cable DC-930

  • Wireless Controller WL-D6000

  • Shoulder Strap SS-1200

  • Component Cable DTC-1500

  • Canon XF Utilities Disc

Detailed Specifications

Video System

Format Type
Movies: CF Card Type I only (2 Slots), UDMA4 recommended; Stills: SDHC/SD
Sensor
1/3 inch 3CMOS
Image Processor
DiG"C DV III
Movie Compression System
MPEG-2 Long GOP 4:2:2 (50 Mbps)
File Format
MXF

Image Pixels

Effective Pixels
1920 x 1080
Lens
Optical Zoom
18x
Focal Length (nominal)
4.1 . 73.8mm
Focal Length (35mm equivalent)
Approx. 29.3 . 527.4mm
F number
f/ 1.6 . 2.8
Filter Diameter
82mm
Focus Ring
Provided (electronic ring); either [AF/MF] mode with no rotational limit or [FULL MF] mode with rotational limit and distance indicator can be selected.
Zoom Ring
Provided (electronic ring). Focal length indicator, zoom limit provided. Manual zoom/Power zoom.
Zoom Rocker
One of three settings (Slow, Normal or Fast) can be selected for the power zoom mode and, in each mode, either a variable speed (16 steps) or fixed speed (16 steps) can be set.
Iris Ring
Provided (electronic ring)
Aperture leaves
6 iris aperture leaves, material used: Metal (treated for immunity from sunlight-induced burns)
Close up distance
1 m (entire zoom range), 20 mm with wide macro
Image Stabilizer
Optical system (lens shift system adopted/Super range system support)
Zoom/focus preset function
None
One push AF function
(Button operation)
ND filter
3 steps of ND1 (ND: 1/4), ND2 (ND: 1/16), ND3 (ND: 1/64)Material used: Glass (treated for immunity from sunlight-induced burns)
Filter diameter and pitch
82 mm / P0.75 mm

Recording Specifications

50 Mbps CBR (4:2:2) [422P@HL]
1920 x 1080PAL . 50i / 25P1280 x 720PAL . 50P / 25P
35 Mbps VBR (4:2:0) [MP@HL]
1920 x 1080PAL . 50i / 25P1280 x 720PAL . 50P / 25P
25 Mbps CBR (4:2:0) [MP@H14]
1440 x 1080PAL . 50i / 25P

Control/Balance

Light Metering Method
Centre-weighted / Spot / Backlight Correction
Exposure Compensation
plus/minus 7steps
White Balance Mode
AWB, Set (2 positions). Preset (Daylight/Tungsten), Colour Temperature (2,000K . 15,000K)

Illumination

Min Illumination
3.8 Lux (shutter speed 1/50 sec), 0.05 Lux (shutter speed 1/3 sec)

LCD / Viewfinder

View Screen / Pixels
4.0 inch 16:9 ratio wide screen LCD screen (1,230,000 dots), 100% coverageAngle adjustment enabled with high, low angle support and self portrait shooting possibleBrightness, contrast, colour, sharpness and backlight adjustment
Viewfinder (Colour)
0.52 inch 16:9 ratio wide screen LCD screen (1,555,000 dots), 100% coverageAngle adjustment enabled.+2.0 to -5.5 diopter, 3-lens configurationBrightness, contrast, colour, sharpness and backlight adjustment

Filming Models & Controls

Recording Modes
Auto / 50i / 25P
Special Recording Modes
Frame Rec, Interval Rec, Slow & Fast Motion, Pre-Rec

Audio

Audio Data
Linear PCM (16-bit, 48KHz), 2-ch
Audio Level Metering
Manual audio level VR metering & control
Wind Screen
Wind Low-Cut setting x2

Still Image Recording

Capture Size
1920x1080
Memory Card Type
SDHC / SD slot

Power

Input Power Supply
7.4 V DC (Battery Pack), 8.4 V DC (DC IN)

Interface

Terminals
Input Signals:XLR 3-pin jackOutput Signals:HDMI (Type-A)USB (mini-B, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)AV (3.5mm, 4-pole mini-jack)ComponentHeadphone (3.5mm Stereo mini-jack)Remote (2.5mm Stereo mini-jack)Video2 terminal (BNC Connector)
Operating Platforms
Canon XF Utility -PC: Windows XP SP2/SP3 (32-bit), Vista SP1/SP2 (32/64-bit), Windows 7(32/64-bit)Mac: OS X 10.4 to 10.6

General

Dimensions W x H x D
153 x 236 x 382mm
Weight exc. battery (g)
Approx. 2,630g